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DIRECTORY, adjective Containing directions; enjoining; instructing.

DIRECTORY, noun

1. A guide; a rule to direct; particularly, a book containing directions for public worship, or religious services. The Bible is our best directory in faith and practice.

2. A book containing an alphabetical list of the inhabitants of a city, with their places of abode.

3. The supreme council of France, in the late revolution.

4. A board of directors.